Cloud

Panzura, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud data management, has appointed Katie McCullough to its newly created role of Chief Information Security Officer. Katie will be responsible for security and compliance for the company and customers alike as Panzura continues its ambitious growth trajectory. The appointment follows a...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced a next generation compute portfolio that delivers a cloud operating experience designed to power hybrid environments and digital transformation. The new HPE ProLiant Gen11 servers provide organisations with intuitive, trusted, and optimised compute resources, ideally suited for a range of modern...

CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered protection, and Ernst & Young LLP, a leading organisation in cyber risk consulting services, has announced a global alliance. The companies have expanded their relationship to deliver Cloud Security and Observability services globally, powered by the CrowdStrike Falcon platform. This collaboration...

Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, has announced it has acquired the assets of Blue Hexagon. This brings AI/machine learning (AI/ML) to the Qualys Cloud Platform to help convert petabytes of highly integrated data into meaningful...

Neustar Security Services, a leading provider of cloud-oriented security services that enable global businesses to thrive online, has expanded its partner ecosystem across key technology hubs in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. The company’s new partners include CyberArm in Lebanon; Infinity IT in the...

Lookout, Inc., a leading provider of data-centric endpoint and cloud security solutions, today announced the appointment of marketing executive Deborah Wolf as its new chief marketing officer (CMO). Wolf will lead the global go-to-market functions for Lookout including revenue marketing, integrated campaigns, digital marketing, field and...

WSO2, a leading open-source integration vendor, and Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership to roll out cloud-native solutions to regions around the world via Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure will securely deliver APIs, applications, and digital identities. The partnership will also see the integration vendor adopt Microsoft...

Global leader in automated cybersecurity solutions, Fortinet, has announced a new built-in-the-cloud offering to aid organisations in correlating security findings. The new solution, titled FortiCNP, uses Fortinet's patented Resource Risk Insights (RRI) TM  technology to produce context-rich, actionable insights that help teams prioritise the action needed to...

BIOS Middle East (BIOS), the GCC’s local cloud and managed services provider, has achieved the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security Trust Assurance and Risk (STAR) Level 2 certification. The certification is a stringent third-party assessment of the security of a cloud service provider. BIOS owns, operates...

The evolution of Cloud Native Application emerges from the adoption of multi- cloud with the recent technological trends of micro services, containers, serverless, and DevOps tools. The Cloud Native Applications shift the security focus from the infrastructure silos to the application workloads. Likewise, making security automation...

Vectra AI, a leader in threat detection and response, has announced that it has become an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency Partner. The move further confirms its technical expertise and proven customer success when further safeguarding AWS environments. The competency designation recognises that Vectra has...

Physical security professionals are embracing cloud security, according to the latest report from Genetec. The report gathered insights from over 2,000 physical security leaders to determine their views and attitudes as the security industry evolved in 2021 and beyond, and indicates an accelerated move to the...

Security company TrueFort has announced TrueFort Cloud, to help detect security issues and malicious workload activity. The platform offers application-intelligent workload protection, service account analytics, and micro-segmentation accessible to customers in one day, compared to competitive approaches that take weeks. Hosted on AWS, TrueFort Cloud supports...

Vinchin Backup & Recovery v6.5 has been launched offering next-generation, innovative data protection solutions for advanced backup and restore performance. The new release provides multi-tenant management mode for managed service providers to deliver both Backup as-a-service (BaaS) and Disaster-Recovery as-a-service (DRaaS). It features complete data protection...

Eighty three per cent of companies are failing to encrypt at least half of the sensitive data they hold in the cloud – leaving them open to security breaches. According to the 2021 Thales Cloud Security Study, 57% of companies surveyed say they use at least...

Infoblox, a cloud-first DNS management and security company, has appointed Mansoor AlShalahi as its Country Manager for Saudi Arabia. AlShalahi brings over 15 years’ experience to the role working within the ICT industry. Past employers include Hewlett-Parkard, Dell Technologies and F5 Networks. In his new position...

Routed has appointed Axiz Cloud Technologies as a VMWare cloud distribution partner in a move that will help bolster the cloud market in the region. The appointment is not only strategic to help Routed build a resilient and robust channel, but is also necessary to further...

Microsoft’s global partner Predica, has entered the Qatari market in anticipation of increased demand for exceptional IT consultancy services. The provider of consulting services in cloud-based security and cyber-resilience ranks within the top 10 consulting firms worldwide for Azure specialisations. Szymon Świątek, Country Manager at Predica in...

Attacks on MS Exchange grew collectively by 170% during August – with Oman seeing a 78% increase in the same time period. Overall the figure jumped from 7,342 users being targeted by vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Services that were blocked by Kaspersky products, to 19,839. The experts...

Eagle Eye Networks, global leader in cloud video surveillance has introduced the first-of-its-kind 4G, direct-to-cloud body camera designed specifically for commercial use. This new offering provides commercial customers with affordable access to feature-rich, professional-grade body camera services, which improve staff safety and accountability, trigger immediate response,...

Dr Mohammad Hamdan, associate professor of Computer Sciences, Heriot-Watt University Dubai addresses the 3C's (Concerns, Challenges and Costs) critical to effective and secure cloud adoption IT infrastructure networks in the modern age are increasingly shifting towards the cloud, to benefit from cost, scalability, and management-related advantages....

NDR, EDR and XDR – these buzzwords often cause confusion among IT decision-makers who are responsible for their company's cybersecurity. In many cases, due to the numerous offers and the differently advertised scopes of services, it is not clear what exactly is hidden behind these...

Multi-location businesses, such as retail franchises, building management companies, and chain establishments, are often challenged to understand why certain sites are more successful, productive, or optimised effectively for safety than others. Leadership is left wondering what factors are responsible for success, how less profitable stores...

A new IBM study conducted by International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed that 85 percent of C-Suite executives surveyed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are pursuing or planning to implement hybrid cloud strategies in their organisations. According to the study, C-Suite executives surveyed in the...

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